I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
The time is always right to do the right thing
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.